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Join Date: Nov 2003
Bikes: Ritchey P-series prototype, Diamondback, Nishiki Triathelon Pro.
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ummm, I ride road saddles on mtb's but -I ride more XC position and I have narrow hips.
My current saddle is a bit scooped-wider @ the back, still a bit narrower than most I see on mtb.
If you jump a lot, a wider seats better coming off the drops.
XC, a wider seat rubs too much if its wide.
this seats o.k.
I've tried Selle Italia Nitrox, Velo Plush, WTB, Selle Italia again and then this.
XC does run a higher seat position, than say gravity racing. Different bikes though.
MTB is kinda an obsolete term. The classic ATB is closest to what is refered to as XC, IMO.
Last edited by jeff williams; 01-12-05 at 12:11 PM.